The Fruit Flies (Diptera, Tephritidae) in Tehran Province, with New Records for Iranian Fauna

S. Namin 1 , J. Nozari 1 ,  and Gh. Rasoulian 1
  • 1 Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran

The Fruit Flies (Diptera, Tephritidae) in Tehran Province, with New Records for Iranian Fauna

As the result of studies of the tephritid flies in Tehran Province (Iran) in 2008-2009, 38 species of 22 genera are found to occur in this region; altogether 47 species are listed; of them, 9 species and 2 genera (Chetostoma and Xyphosia) are recorded for the first time for Iranian fauna. In addition, Steptorrhamphus tuberosus is reported as a new host plant for Ensina sonchi.

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